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Read up on news affecting graduate student life at UofSC and the groundbreaking, innovated projects keeping our students, faculty and staff at the top of their fields.

August Graduate Leverages Distance Education Degree Program to Optimize Work-Family Balance

Master of Communication Disorders graduate Jennifer Gardner chose her program because the part-time, distance format enabled her to spend more time with her family without sacrificing her career goal to become a speech-language pathologist.

HPEB Graduate Alycia Boutté Joins National Cancer Institute as Communication Postdoctoral Fellow

Alycia Boutté, a recent graduate with a Ph.D. in health promotion, education and behavior, has joined the communications team at the National Cancer Institute as a postdoctoral Cancer Research Training Award fellow in the Behavioral Research Program. Her research projects include cancer-related health behaviors like diet, exercise and sun protection; tobacco control; and health communication research and decision-making.

Moore School PMBA Alumnus Finds Growing Success With His Jet Sharing Sales Company

Moore School alumnus Glenn Gonzales, PMBA '13, has combined his experience with the Air Force, flying and sales with his business skills to launch Jet It, a company that sells jets to owners who purchase part of a plane with a setup similar to timeshares. A lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force, Gonzales says the Moore School more than prepared him for the business side of flying.

Graduate Students Win Nuclear Tech Awards

Kristen Pace, a doctoral candidate in inorganic chemistry, and Christian Juillerat, a doctoral candidate in chemistry, have each been awarded a first-place prize in the Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Awards sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Technology R&D.

Athletics Video Director Focuses on Graduate Degree

"Two weeks into his job with the athletics department, Justin Stoll crafted some of the most iconic words in Gamecock football history. Nine years later, he plays an even larger role in multimedia productions, but he also is working on his master's degree in library and information science."

Giving a Voice to the Vulnerable

Kennedy Richart came to South Carolina to earn her master's degree in the College of Social Work's Advanced Standing program. The Indiana native will be able to complete her degree in a year and get a jump start on her goal of being "a voice for those who feel they may not have one."

UofSC Graduate School Announces 2019-2020 Presidential Fellows

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the University of South Carolina's 2019-2020 Presidential Fellows.

2019-2020 Graduate Civic Scholars Announced

The Graduate School is pleased to announce that eight students have been chosen as 2019-2020 Graduate Civic Scholars.

UofSC Announces 2019-2020 Bridge Humanities Corps

The Graduate School along with the Office of the Provost and the College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 cohort of the Bridge Humanities Corps.

Doctoral Candidate Wins Awards On Her Path To Improving Chronic Disease Outcomes And Reducing Health Disparities

Growing up in Nigeria, Omonefe "Nefe" Omofuma studied pharmacy as an undergraduate at Olabisi Onabanjo University. It was during her internship at a federal teaching hospital that she observed the complexities and peculiarities that influenced survival outcomes for patients battling cancer.

UofSC Education Alumna Wins SC Teacher of the Year

As a child, Chanda Jefferson fondly remembers staying after school to help her older sister, who was a kindergarten teaching assistant, in her classroom at Jefferson Elementary in rural Beech Island, South Carolina.

Story: I am Public Health: Victoria Hickman

Victoria Hickman always thought she'd work on the clinical side of health care, but her path changed after she witnessed medical malpractice first hand.

Council of Graduate Schools Supports Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act

The Council of Graduate Schools has joined 31 other organizations in a letter of support for the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA).

Council of Graduate Schools Supports Preserving the Federal Direct Graduate PLUS (GRAD PLUS) Loan Program

The Council of Graduate Schools has joined 19 other organizations in a letter of support for the preservation of this loan, which is a vital line of support for graduate students to fund their education.

Story: May Graduate Leverages Ph.D. in Exercise Science to Educate Future Athletic Trainers

Amy Fraley Hand attended her first USC football game when she was just two months old.

Biomedical Science Student Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Second-year Ph.D. candidate Katy Pilarzyk developed a passion for studying the brain while taking Psychology 101 during her freshman year at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay.

Master of Public Health Student Wins National Award for Vaccine Advocacy Efforts

Kimberly Nelson, a master's student in the health services policy and management department, has been recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with a CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award.

Graduate Focuses on Tropical Disease

Matthew Haldeman's first trip to Africa took him a long way from the small town in Ohio where he grew up.

Fulbright Grant Allows Recipients to Continue Research

David Beek went through a roller coaster of emotions on the day he turned 27 this past April. From being involved in a car accident, to finding out that that he was selected as one of six individuals from the University of South Carolina to receive a Fulbright Grant, Beek ended the day on top, forgetting all about the downside.

UofSC Graduate Students Assist in Community Art Projects

Stormwater Studios presents "Layers of Us," a free art exhibition that will be open from May 22 to June 2, 2019. The works in "Layers of Us" were created by participants of community art projects assisted by UofSC faculty and graduate students.

Public Health Graduate Joins Master of Speech Pathology Program

Briemma Wilson has always been interested in helping people.

Physician Completes UofSC MPH Program

After completing a doctor of medicine at The Ohio State University in 2011, Matt Haldeman moved to South Carolina to begin a residency program in family medicine.

Fellowship Awarded to UofSC Poetry MFA Student

Joy Priest has accepted a highly coveted seven-month fellowship at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

Environmental Health Sciences Ph.D. Student Awarded George M. Reeves Graduate Fellowship

Mithun Sikder, a May doctoral graduate in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences (ENHS), was selected to receive the George M. Reeves Graduate Fellowship.

MSW Students Visit Immigrant Detention Center

Master of Social Work students in Assistant Professor Benjamin Roth's immigration policy class visited and spoke with individuals at an immigrant detention center in southwestern Georgia.


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